"It's only logical to think of milk as a wellness drink because it's one of the most nutrient-packed beverages you can buy," said wellness and nutrition expert and author Wendy Bazilian, DrPH, RD, who helped launch the new campaign today along with Brinkley. "Milk supplies more nutrients for your dollar than any other drink. You can get your wellness by the gallon with milk." Dr. Bazilian said drinking lowfat or fat free milk each day is one simple step everyone can take toward achieving overall health and wellness. Plus, what other beverage can say it's been endorsed by more than 250 celebrities.
"I've been drinking milk all of my life and I think it's a vital part of living well," said Brinkley. "As a busy mom constantly on the move, I may not always have an extra hour to hit the gym, but I always have time to grab a glass of milk. It's one of the simplest things you can do every day and feel good about, for you and your family."
Wellness Role Models
Perhaps the most powerful testaments for milk are the milk-mustachioed actors, athletes, models and musicians who have been part of the popular campaign. It's no coincidence that these healthy and fit celebrities bring to life the true meaning of wellness. Brinkley and Naomi Campbell helped launch the original campaign, and more recent additions to the roster have included Heidi Klum, Brooke Shields, Marg Helgenberger, Rihanna, Miley Cyrus, Taylor Swift and Trisha Yearwood. These famous milk-drinking role models truly embody the concept of living well.
To help showcase the many advantages of being
|SOURCE Milk Processor Education Program|
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